Committee name: Community Engagement
Committee co-chair: Josh Dean and Larissa Beck
Committee members: Chris Davies, Ellie Wilson, Brian Begin, Kevin Marschal, Eric Ringgenberg, Nicole Rabinowitz, Evan Henspeter, Melinda Shamp, Joani Werner, Fowsia Elmi, Lauri Berner, Raini Knaeble,
Committee purpose: The purpose of the Community Engagement Committee is to be able to spread the mission of APSE and Employment 1st, provide accurate information to people about employment, engage with the community and help to be able to provide ways to get involved and actively recruit new people to join and be a part of the movement.
Committee’s current strategic objectives: First, It is the committee’s goal to be able to present and cultivate discussions through community presentations with the following groups, job seekers, businesses, schools and students, families and partnering organizations. Second, to provide accurate FAQs for businesses, people with disabilities and their families. Lastly, get people involved by building connections.